RUINS – The chronicle of an HIV witch-hunt

Original Greek webpage: English translation by Dimitris Korizis, here.


Blog post on ESPERGESIA, performed in the Mausoleum of Emanuel Vigeland Museum (Oslo, Norway):

Diamanda Galás and the Mythic Image, by Michael Flanagan

When listening to Diamanda Galás in the past I have been struck by both the imagery she uses and that she evokes both audibly and visually.  For me she has struck on a number of iconic images, both from Greek cultural history and myth, which enrich and inform her work…

I just can’t die now – all interiors sing, by Allan Nilsson

I just can’t die now – all interiors sing: A few notes on the vocalism of Diamanda Galás and “Lonely Woman” by Coleman/Galás by Allan Nilsson Let me put the record straight — a goddess or a she-devil is encountered, not defined. My approach to an understanding of the vocalism…

Genuine Thought is Inter(Medial)

An article by Julia Meier

Tensions Boil As Israeli Oil Riches Grow

Greek Cyproits and Israeli forces protect Greek Cyproit oil rights in Cyprus…

Estados Unidos y la crítica a su sistema a través del arte (Mexico)

Un artículo con artistas e intelectuales, comparte una breve historia de la obra de Diamanda Galas, con vídeo desde Das Fieberspital. View and read it here. An article featuring artists and intellects, shares a brief history of the work of Diamanda Galás, as well as video from Das Fieberspital. (Translation…

An odd little tale, by David Walsh

David Walsh, founder of the Museum of Old and New Art (MONA) in Hobart, Australia, shares a compelling story from Dark Mofo. View and read it here.

Diamanda Galás: Defining the Space In-Between

A conference presentation by Julia Meier

Portrait of Diamanda

Portrait of Diamanda by longtime friend Eric Boudreau. (Painting completed in 2011).

The Hour Will Come (blog review)

A thoughtful blog review of the royal festival hall performance.

Diamanda Galás to deliver keynote address at UCLA’s Voice Studies Now Conference

DIAMANDA GALÁS to deliver Keynote address “IN THE MOUTH OF THE CROCODILE” at UCLA’s Voice Studies Now Conference Friday, January 30, 2015 4pm, Schoenberg Hall Free and Open to the Public One of the most exceptional singers and performance artists of our time visits UCLA for an unprecedented free event:…

On music criticism

I love this, I wish critics would speak from their hearts.

Serpenta Embroidery II, by Alan Ishii

Serpenta Embroidery II: “You Don’t Know What Love Is”, by Alan Ishii

RUINS, by Zoe Mavroudi, featuring music by Diamanda Galás

RUINS, by director Zoe Mavroudi, features THIS IS THE LAW OF THE PLAGUE by Diamanda Galás. Diamanda says: “This is the film that shows the treatment of suspected female HIV carriers in Greece. I performed PLAGUE MASS in Greece in the 90’s to 3,500 people, and vey few knew what…